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Sagrada Familia Barcelona increases tourist tax

Spain News: Barcelona To Raise Tourist Tax On April 1

Over-tourism rears its head again as Barcelona announces an increase in its tourist tax on April 1. The iconic Spanish city first levied a tourist tax in 2012 to attract “quality” tourism, but now it is set to increase again. Read on to learn more about the tourist tax and how it affects travelers. Barcelona, Spain increases tourist tax once again Since it first...

Geisha in Kyoto, Japan

Tourists To Be Banned From Kyoto’s Geisha District Due To Misbehavior

  Local officials in Gion, the popular geisha district of Kyoto, are now banning tourists from the streets and alleys in the area. The reason is the lack of cultural awareness and the subsequent bad behavior by the tourists. It also forms part of the overtourism that has been affecting Japan since the end of the pandemic. Kyoto officials to ban tourists from...